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The Marketplace Report: Hiding CAFTA Reports

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Alex Chadwick speaks with John Dimsdale of Marketplace about reports that the U.S. Department of Labor hid studies detailing poor working conditions in Central American countries. The alleged misrepresentation was reportedly intended to smooth the way for the federal government to grant these nations free-trade status under the CAFTA treaty.

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